A Tan Alto Sacramento

A tan alto Sacramento (Tantum ergo Sacramentum)

Author: Thomas Aquinas; Tr. al esp.: Anonymous
Tune: ST. THOMAS (Wade)
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Thomas Aquinas

Thomas of Aquino, confessor and doctor, commonly called The Angelical Doctor, “on account of," says Dom Gueranger, "the extraordinary gift of understanding wherewith God had blessed him," was born of noble parents, his father being Landulph, Count of Aquino, and his mother a rich Neapolitan lady, named Theodora. The exact date of his birth is not known, but most trustworthy authorities give it as 1227. At the age of five he was sent to the Benedictine monastery at Monte Cassino to receive his first training, which in the hands of a large-hearted and God-fearing man, resulted in so filling his mind with knowledge and his soul with God, that it is said the monks themselves would often approach by stealth to hear the words of piety and wisdo… Go to person page >

Tr. al esp.: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: A tan alto Sacramento (Tantum ergo Sacramentum)
Title: A Tan Alto Sacramento
Author: Thomas Aquinas
Tr. al esp.: Anonymous
Language: Latin; Spanish

Tune

ST. THOMAS (Wade)

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list above.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Cantos del Pueblo de Dios = Songs of the People of God (2nd ed.) #186

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